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Ann Martha SchermerhornAge: 59 years18581918

Name
Ann Martha Schermerhorn
Given names
Ann Martha
Surname
Schermerhorn

Alma Martha Schermerhorn

Name
Alma Martha Schermerhorn
Given names
Alma Martha
Surname
Schermerhorn
Birth July 13, 1858 31 29
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Birth of a brotherJohn Schermerhorn
about 1861 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Birth of a sisterAmelia Schermerhorn
about 1866 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Birth of a brotherFrederick Schermerhorn
about 1869 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Birth of a sisterLottie Schermerhorn
about 1872 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageJoseph Plant BowerView this family
March 15, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Death of a motherMary Eliza Harvey
June 17, 1889 (Age 30 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel Joseph SchermerhornMatilda PrescottView this family
May 2, 1898 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Death of a sisterAmelia Schermerhorn
July 21, 1899 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 59 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death after 1918 (Age 59 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 1, 1849Ontario, CANADA
-3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
4 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Matilda Prescott - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 2, 1898Wilton, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, CANADA
Family with Joseph Plant Bower - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 15, 1880Odessa, Ontario, CANADA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Ann Martha Schermerhorn, daughter of Samuel Joseph Schermerhorn and Mary Eliza Harvey, was born on July 13, 1858 in Ermestown, Ontario, CANADA and died after 1918. She married Joseph Plant Bower on March 15, 1880 in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA.